202010.28
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Georgia—Sales and Use Tax: Sale of Hemp Extract Dietary Supplement Discussed

Georgia: In a letter ruling, the Georgia Department of Revenue (department) discussed sales and use tax treatment of a retail seller’s sale of hemp extract dietary supplements. The taxpayer explained that it was rolling out five new dietary supplement products containing hemp extracts. The taxpayer sold those products through distributors, who paid a fee when…

202009.09
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Michigan—Sales and Use Tax: Personal Protective Equipment Qualifies for Industrial Processing Exemption

Michigan – Sales and Use Tax: Personal Protective Equipment Qualifies for Industrial Processing Exempt PPE or safety equipment purchased by a person eligible for the industrial processing exemption is exempt from Michigan sales and use tax if used or consumed in an exempt industrial processing activity. Industrial Processing Exemption PPE or safety equipment is eligible…

202007.02
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Virginia—Sales and Use Tax Authorized to Impose Additional Tax

Charlotte County  – Charlotte County is authorized to impose an additional local Virginia sales and use tax at a rate of up to 1%, subject to voter approval. If approved, the additional tax would not be levied on food purchased for human consumption that is taxed at a reduced rate.  Source Prince George County – Prince George…

202005.13
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Maryland Imposes Tax on Digital Products

Maryland – The state of Maryland has passed legislation that would impose a tax on a specifies digital products and codes effective July 1, 2020 The bill, which passed both houses of the Maryland General Assembly last week, has been sent to the governor. Retail Sale Would Include Digital Products “Digital products” are delivered electronically…

202004.03
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Sales Tax Filing Guidelines for COVID-19 Pandemic

NATIONAL –  Due to the impact of the COVID-19 Virus on businesses, many states have had to implement new state tax filing guidelines for individual and business tax filers. New York state, which is currently under a Statewide Shelter in Place waived penalties for late filing, late payment, and underpayment penalties for business and excise…

202002.26
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Navigating Sales in a Post-Wayfair Environment

Multistate – Almost two years after the Supreme Court’s Wayfair decision, most companies know by now that states can require remote sellers with no physical presence to collect sales tax. The taxability of specific items and sales tax exemptions vary by state, so many companies are struggling to determine which items to collect tax on and…

201903.04
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Cracking the Sales Tax Code – Economic Nexus

The newly enacted economic nexus laws have businesses scrambling to figure out how the Wayfair vs. South Dakota supreme court decision applies to their transactions. Accordingly, Texas recently published, Texas Tax Responsibilities and Resources, to provide some guidance to remote-sellers. Below is an excerpt of the publication: “As part of our Wayfair implementation, amendments to Rule 3.286, concerning Seller’s…

201808.31
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Texas Tax Exempt Organizations: Criteria and the Application Process.

TEXAS: Over the next few blogs we will take look at Sales to and Purchases by Tax-Exempt Organizations. For an organization to be granted exemption from paying state sales taxes, there are criteria that must be met. The parent organization must recognize the organization as a subordinate under the group exemption. The group exemption meets…